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Self Tolerance MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Self Tolerance
Tree Number(s)
G12.535.425.800
Unique ID
D017634
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017634
Annotation
a form of immune tolerance
Scope Note
The normal lack of the ability to produce an immunological response to autologous (self) antigens. A breakdown of self tolerance leads to autoimmune diseases. The ability to recognize the difference between self and non-self is the prime function of the immune system.
Previous Indexing
Immune Tolerance (1973-1993)
See Also
Autoimmune Diseases
Clonal Anergy
Clonal Deletion
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Self Tolerance Preferred
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